RAIL ALERT: Lines blocked after fire near Amberley

Replacement buses are in operation after a fire broke out at Amberley near the tracks this afternoon (Friday May 20), Southern Rail has said.

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The bus service is stopping at all stations between Barnham and Horsham, according to the rail company’s twitter feed.

On Twitter, the rail service provider said the fire was reported at around 4.45pm. The disruption is expected to last until 9pm.

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South West trains will be accepting tickets on some routes, a spokesperson for Southern added.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said crews were not called to the blaze.

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